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50 Investments in 22 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.sequoiacap.com
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Jim’s current areas of interest include mobile and enterprise companies. He has helped create and grow a number of technology companies and product lines to market leading positions both as an entrepreneur and as an investor.

He currently leads Sequoia’s investments in Appirio, Barracuda, Drawbridge, Flite, Jive (JIVE), Metaswitch, Nimble Storage, Palo Alto Networks, Pocket Gems, Sencha, and WhatsApp.

He was previously on the boards of AdMob (GOOG), Clearwell (SYMC), Dash (RIM), eMeter (SI), Entrisphere (ERIC), PeakStream (GOOG), Peribit (JNPR), and Rhapsody (BRCD), and involved with Bluecoat (BCSI), Karma (FB), Timetra (ALU), and TopSpin (CSCO).

Prior to joining Sequoia Capital, Jim served as a General Partner at Accel Partners. In 1996, he co-founded VitalSigns Software (ALU) where he assembled and led the team that pioneered end-user performance management with Net.Medic and application performance market with VitalSuite.

Prior to VitalSigns, Jim was the Vice President of Network Management for Bay Networks (Synoptics).

Prior to Bay and Synoptics, he held various product and marketing positions at AT&T, AT&T Bell Labs, and Digital Equipment.

Jim has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Jobs (8)

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2004 - Current   (over 12 years)
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VP of Network Management
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$81M / Series C
May, 2016$25M / Series C (Lead)
Aug, 2015$100M / Series C
Jul, 2015$250M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2015$60M / Series B
Feb, 2015$34M / Venture
Nov, 2014$62M / Series B (Lead)
Mar, 2014$23M / Series D
Dec, 2013$11M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2013$52M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2013$14M / Series B
Jan, 2013$19M / Series B (Lead)
Nov, 2012$35M / Venture
Sep, 2012$40.7M / Series E (Lead)
May, 2012$6.5M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2012$60M / Series D
Feb, 2012$21.7M / Series G
Oct, 2011$15M / Series B
Jul, 2011$25M / Series D
Apr, 2011$8M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2011$32M / Series D
Dec, 2010$5M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2010$16M / Series C
Jul, 2010$30M / Series C
Jul, 2010$12.5M / Series G (Lead)
Jun, 2010$14M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2009$12M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2009$32M / Series F (Lead)
Feb, 2009$10M / Series C
Oct, 2008$15.7M / Series C (Lead)
Aug, 2008$27M / Series C
Jul, 2008$5.6M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2008$30M / Series C
Nov, 2007$7.5M / Series E
Aug, 2007$15M / Series A (Lead)
Jun, 2007$18M / Series B
Mar, 2007$15M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2007$25M / Series B
Oct, 2006$15M / Series D
Sep, 2006$17M / Series B

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